civil

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French civil, from Latin cīvīlis (relating to a citizen), from cīvis (citizen).

Adjective[edit]

civil (comparative more civil, superlative most civil)

  1. (not comparable) Having to do with people and government office as opposed to the military or religion.
    She went into civil service because she wanted to help the people.
  2. (comparable) Behaving in a reasonable or polite manner.
    It was very civil of him to stop the argument.

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Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

civil m, f (masculine and feminine plural civils)

  1. civil

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cīvīlis.

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Adjective[edit]

civil m (feminine civile, masculine plural civils, feminine plural civiles)

  1. civil (war, marriage etc.)
  2. (politics) lay
  3. civilian
  4. (literary) civil, courteous, polite

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Noun[edit]

civil m (plural civils)

  1. civilian

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cīvīlis, from cīvis (citizen), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱey- (to lie down, settle; home, family; love; beloved).

Adjective[edit]

civil m (feminine civile, masculine plural civils, feminine plural civiles)

  1. polite

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cīvīlis (civic; civil), from cīvis (citizen).

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civil m, f (plural civis; comparable)

  1. civil; civilian (not relating to the military or clergy)
    Se não quiser levar um tiro, use roupas civis.
    If you don’t want to be shot, use civilian clothing.
  2. civic (relating to citizens)
    Deves cumprir tua obrigação civil.
    You must perform your civic duty.
  3. (law) relating to civil law
    Estudo direito civil.
    I study civil law.
  4. occurring between the inhabitants of the same country
    Guerra civil.
    Civil war.
  5. civil (behaving in a reasonable or polite manner)
    Seja mais civil e pare de criticar as pessoas.
    Be more civil and stop criticising people.

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Noun[edit]

civil m, f (plural civis)

  1. civilian (person who is not a member of the military, police or belligerent group)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Zivil, from French civil, from Latin cīvīlis (civic, civil), from cīvis (citizen).

Noun[edit]

cìvīl m (Cyrillic spelling цѝвӣл)

  1. civilian (not related to the military armed forces)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cīvīlis (civil, civic), from cīvis (citizen).

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Adjective[edit]

civil m, f (plural civiles)

  1. civil (all senses)

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

civil

  1. civil; having to do with people and organizations outside military or police, sometimes also outside of other team-based activities, such as a professional sports team

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